Government & Policy

By Nathan Eddy 02:31 pm January 24, 2020
The communication says vulnerabilities in Clinical Information Central Stations and Telemetry Servers "might allow an attack to happen undetected and without user interaction."
By Mike Miliard 01:45 pm January 22, 2020
In 2019, it offered more than 2.6 million telehealth episodes of care to more than 900,000 veterans. At HIMSS20, a VA leader will show how this, plus innovations such as My HealtheVet and Blue Button, is boosting veterans' patient experience.
By Dean Koh 09:48 pm January 19, 2020
Better health information systems that allow every Thai to access their personal health information, including diabetes risk and screening records, could contribute to reducing unmet need.
By Mike Miliard 02:34 pm January 17, 2020
As she leaves the agency after three years, Siddiqui touts data-driven accomplishments such as AI, data privacy, opioid response and work with states on social determinants of health.
By Nathan Eddy 12:50 pm January 16, 2020
Vendors offer their perspective on the opportunities and challenges for healthcare data exchange in the year ahead.
By Mike Miliard 11:53 am January 15, 2020
The 2020-2025 plan aligns with the 21st Century Cures Act's interoperability and patient access provisions.
By Mike Miliard 02:48 pm January 08, 2020
The company is making the agency's open-source MyStudies platform available, enabling for easier access to data for research into new medications, devices and more.
By Leontina Postelnicu 07:35 am January 06, 2020
The introduction of single sign-on technology at one hospital reportedly cut login times from 105 seconds to 10. 
By Jeff Lagasse 11:23 am December 31, 2019
Former President Barack Obama’s signature health legislation was passed into law on Dec. 24, 2009, marking a fundamental shift in American healthcare.

President Barack Obama signs the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act into law, February 17, 2009. Its HITECH Act provisions infused tens of billions into the health IT industry.

By Mike Miliard 09:00 am December 30, 2019
There have been many frustrations with how the federal EHR incentive program was implemented this past decade, but those big government subsidies have enabled headway that might not have happened otherwise.

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